Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees at Spruce Tree vary depending on the program options you choose. Our All Year Montessori tuition schedule offers a balanced monthly payment schedule, payable September through July including an enrollment deposit for the next fall due in April and a materials fee due in August. There are no application or activity fees.

Spruce Tree provides all student school supplies (pencils, paper, notebooks, journals, art supplies, etc) for the year as well as healthy snacks and milk for its students. Our classrooms are stocked with the essential collection of Montessori-approved materials as defined by the American Montessori Society.

All students (preschool through 6th grade) attend school five days per week. We enjoy 7-hour school days, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, 190 days per year, 7 weeks on / 2 weeks off, September through August. There are no calendared “early out” days and we do not close school for parent-teacher conferences. We do offer a half day preschool/kindergarten program, 8:30 am – 12:45 pm, Monday – Friday, if space is available.

Optional programs include before/after school options and Swim Club; fees apply. Students and parents have unlimited access to the school library collection and all students receive an enrollment gift on the first day of school.

All Year Montessori tuition figures for both Elementary and Children’s House (preschool/kindergarten) programs are shown on the tuition schedule (click below). Break Camps are offered during four* of our six intersession breaks, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, and are optional. The camp fee is $265 per week, all ages. *August break camps are hosted by the Fairbanks Children’s Museum.

2017-18 Tuition Schedule

We offer tuition discounts for the following payment options:

  • Annual Lump Sum Plan: 5% discount, due first Friday of September
  • Quarterly Plan: 2% discount, due first Friday September, December, March, May

NEW! Sibling discount: Oldest child’s tuition reduced by 2%. Eligibility: 2 or more children enrolled at the same time for a minimum of 3 academic sessions.

We offer tuition assistance through the Friends of Spruce Tree Montessori School Scholarship Program and can accommodate other payment plans by request. For more information, click on “Scholarship Program” or call 479-TREE.